This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend at Queens Library, celebrate Library Week with U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley and NYC Council Member Costa Constantinides; take an SAT workshop; learn about various musical instruments; see a Girl Scout puppet show; enjoy jazz and classical music; participate in an author discussion; and attend a lecture on Chinese culture. We hope to see you there!






Celebrate Library Week with U.S. Representative Crowley and City Council Member Constantinides
U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley and New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides will join the celebration, featuring book readings, an art workshop for children and announcement of the winners of our essay-writing contest for children in grades 2-5. Light refreshments will be served. Preregistration is requested; please call 718-274-4500.

Sat. Apr. 18, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Queens Library at Steinway
21-45 31 Street, Long Island City, NY 11105


SAT Workshop
Learn valuable tips and tricks to help you pass the SATs with flying colors.

Sat. Apr. 18, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Queens Library at Broadway
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City, NY 11103


What’s That Sound?
At this fun-filled exploration of the instrument families in the modern classical orchestra, children age 5 and up and their parents or caregivers will learn about brass, string, percussion and woodwind instruments and how they make music.

Sat. Apr. 18, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Library at Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365


Puppet Show
The Bronze Puppeteers of Junior Girl Scout Troop 4791, from Sacred Heart Church, are working to earn their bronze award by writing scripts based on favorite children’s books and bringing them to life with puppets. Each story the girls have chosen will teach a lesson to younger children ages 6-9..

Sat. Apr. 18, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Queens Library at Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385


Free Jazz
Pianist William Gati has performed throughout Queens in various venues, including Flushing Town Hall, Queens College, the Forest Park Bandshell and Queens Museum. Today, Mr. Gati will perform jazz piano music in the style of George Gershwin.

Sat. Apr. 18, 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
Queens Library at Forest Hills
108-19 71 Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375


Spectacular Saturdays At The Library Performance Series
Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, in collaboration with BulLion Entertainment, presents this performance series. 2:00PM: The Cicely Tyson Harp Ensemble; 3:30PM: Author Talk — "Voices Beyond Bondage," in celebration of National Poetry Month; 4:30PM: Brandee Younger Harp Ensemble

Sat. Apr. 18, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Langston Hughes Community Library
100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, NY 11368


North American Chinese Calligraphy Association Presents Lectures on Chinese Culture (In Chinese)

Chinese: 法拉盛圖書館 暨 北美中國書法家協會 聯合主辦 法拉盛人文講座•走進國寶的殿堂 *第七系列*

Flushing Library and the North American Chinese Calligraphy Association present, as a part of the Flushing Lecture Series, twelve workshops on Chinese culture focusing on the study and appreciation of classical Chinese literature and arts.

Sun. Apr. 19, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Queens Library at Flushing (in IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor)
41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

Mon, 2015-04-20 (All day)